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adjective as in visual


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The former officials said the mayor expressed concern about the optics of a direct transaction with Manchester in the September 2016 meeting.

Heightened security, and worry about the optics or effectiveness of protests in the wake of the Capitol attack, shrunk to nearly nothing yesterday.

Pickle confirmed the account of former Capitol Police chief Steven Sund, who previously told The Post that when he suggested bringing in the Guard, Irving responded that he was concerned about the “optics” of such a move.

Fiber optics helped bring this article to whatever device you’re reading it on.

The optics in a pair of binocs are “probably about as good” as the telescope Galileo used to discover Jupiter’s moons, Cuzzi says.

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Memes that ridiculed political leaders and the Hong Kong Police Force shot through fiber optic cables at light speed.

Silva concludes that America is afflicted by the socio-optic condition of “colorblind racism.”

SAMI consists of 13 bundles of fiber-optic cables, each containing 60 or more fibers in what the researchers call “hexabundles.”

But the cable corridors build into the panels could also house fiber-optic cable that transmit data.

Suddenly sets were being sold with micro-motor and fiber-optic kits included.

Also the tender points of the fibres of the optic nerve would soon become blunted and the eye of course useless.

There are no colors; there is no light,—there is nothing but the ether waves, which cause a vibration of the optic nerve.

It is not the retina which is affected by a positive reality, it is the optic thalami of the brain which are excited.

From that time down to the present day, the pen of "Oliver Optic" has been busily employed in behalf of the American youth.

A diminution or total loss of sight, arising from paralysis of the retina or optic nerve.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to optic, such as: ocular, optical, beheld, discernible, imaged, and observable.

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